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The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Cask of Amontillado: Not to Be Confused with The Flask of Armadillo. That Little Dude Has a Drinking Problem. True or False

1. What is the narrator’s name? -> Narrator, which is where all of the confusion comes in
2. Why does the narrator want revenge? -> Because his brother has been killed
3. What is Fortunato dressed up as for the carnival celebration? -> A jester
4. What does the narrator mention he’s found? -> A barrel of rare brandy
5. What is a catacomb? -> An underground graveyard